Creating Positive Space +
Good stuff :)
Forensic psychology terms defined online. Individual definitions appear decent. Width of scope remains to be determined.
DISTRAUGHT WITNESS - The distraught witness bears a great deal of emotional distress. This distress is the direct result of either witnessing the crime or indirectly from their relationship with the victim.
I'm loving it. Extra categories for confusing detraction. Interesting though - I never knew 'Forensic' actually meant pertaining to the court, for instance.
From the page: "Over 100 Terms as of 18-2-99"
From the page: "FLAGELLATION - the practice of submitting to whipping for sexual or penitential purposes.
FLAGELLOMANIA - sexual excitement aroused by whipping."
From the page: "The online forensic psychology dictionary (Over 100 Terms as of 18-2-99)"
Finally I can watch CSI and actaully get what they're saying!
From the page: "CATHARSIS HYPOTHESIS - The theory that states that if angry persons can express aggression in a safe manner, they will be less likely to engage in harmful behaviour. Has possible implications with offender treatment."
"The online forensic psychology dictionary"
From the page: "COGNITIVE DISSONANCE - the unpleasant state that may occur when an individual has inconsistencies between their attitudes or attitudes and behaviour. May occur in offenders concerning their morality and behaviour."